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Legal Aid at Work and the Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino Team Up to Provide Free Legal Services in the Inland Empire
(San Bernardino, CA, February 6, 2018) — The Workers’ Right Clinic, devoted to addressing the employment issues of low-wage workers, has opened its doors at 588 West Sixth Street in San Bernardino. It runs from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of every month. People in need of assistance may either call … Continue reading “New Legal Clinic for Low-Wage Workers Opens in San Bernardino”Read More
Today, the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act is turning 25. It has protected millions of families from losing their livelihood and stability during times of need – serious illness or welcoming a new child. But how many millions are still left out? About 40% of the workforce is excluded from FMLA’s protections. This means … Continue reading “As FMLA turns 25, California expands access to family leave, but gaps remain”Read More
On January 24, Legal Aid at Work (“LAAW”) launched a new Workers’ Rights Clinic site in San Bernardino, in collaboration with the Legal Aid Society of San Bernardino (“LASSB”), a legal services organization that has served the Inland Empire for over fifty years. Our new Clinic site is housed at LASSB’s offices in San Bernardino … Continue reading “New Site of Workers’ Rights Clinic Launches in San Bernardino”Read More
The staff of Legal Aid at Work will rally at the Women’s March on Saturday. We will be on the streets of Oakland, San Francisco, Walnut Creek, and Los Angeles to assert our commitment to fight for justice. Sparked by our clients’ daily acts of courage we will continue to show up, educate, advocate, … Continue reading “Legal Aid at Work Participates in 2018 Women’s March”Read More
At 90, Air Force veteran Helen James, finally gets her honorable discharge decades after the military expelled her for being a lesbian
Sixty-three years after the Air Force forced her out in disgrace for being a lesbian, Helen Grace James, age 90, was finally awarded the honorable discharge she has long sought. Helen entered the military in 1952 as a radio operator on a base in Roslyn, N.Y., following in the footsteps of her father, an … Continue reading “At 90, Air Force veteran Helen James, finally gets her honorable discharge decades after the military expelled her for being a lesbian”Read More